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In 2020, Lebanon was spiraling. 6 months after the Beirut blast, half of the country lives below the poverty line and the health sector is crumbling.

Since December 17, an investigation into the Beirut port blast has stalled due to political interference. At the same time, Lebanon’s economy and health sector have deteriorated during the pandemic. “We lost everything we had and have nothing else to lose,” blast victim Mehieddine Lazkani said. Visit the Business section […]
In 2020, Lebanon was spiraling. 6 months after the Beirut blast, half of the country lives below the poverty line and the health sector is crumbling.
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Russell Crowe donated $5,000 to save a Beirut restaurant beloved by Anthony Bourdain that was wrecked in the blast, saying ‘he would have probably done so if he was still around’

Actor Russell Crowe donated $US5,000 to save a restaurant destroyed in last week’s Beirut explosion in honour of the late chef Anthony Bourdain. Bourdain, who died in 2018, dined at Le Chef in 2006 on his show “No Reservations,” calling it “a legendary spot.” Le Chef was one of the […]
Russell Crowe donated $5,000 to save a Beirut restaurant beloved by Anthony Bourdain that was wrecked in the blast, saying ‘he would have probably done so if he was still around’
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Lebanese forces fired tear gas at protesters who set fires and vandalised stores in anger over Beirut’s deadly explosion and the government mismanagement that caused it

Lebanese security forces fired tear gas on dozens of protesters Thursday night. They were demonstrating against the government’s ineptitude after a deadly explosion killed more than 100 people and injured 5,000 more on Tuesday. Authorities say the blast was started after a fire ignited a stockpile of ammonium nitrate stored […]
Lebanese forces fired tear gas at protesters who set fires and vandalised stores in anger over Beirut’s deadly explosion and the government mismanagement that caused it